Kepak Convenience Foods Unlimited Company v Grainne O'Hara [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. DWT1820
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: Section 28(1), Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997; Working Week; Maximum Hours

This case involved a cross appeal by the respondent and complainant concerning the Adjudication Officer's decision and the level of compensation awarded. The complainant had complained that the volume of work she was expected to undertake, including recording her activities and engagement with customers, was in excess of the 48 hour weekly statutory maximum set out in statute. She submitted copies of emails sent to and received from her employers before her normal start time and after her normal finish time on numerous occasions. The complainant alleged that she had worked close to 60 hours

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This article is correct at 15/08/2018
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